Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia is never easy. What’s even harder is making the decision to have someone else care for them. You can rest assured they’ll be in good hands at Hearthstone, our Georgia Memory Care facility on the campus of Presbyterian Village Austell.
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Hearthstone Memory Care
Hearthstone delivers the highest-quality Alzheimer’s and dementia care in Georgia. Choosing an Alzheimer’s facility in Georgia like Hearthstone for your loved one means choosing a personalized approach to memory support. We’re not an Alzheimer’s nursing home. We provide a safe, secure and homelike environment that incorporates state-of-the-art design and leading-edge care methods. In addition, our exceptionally high staff-to-resident ratio assures your loved one will receive the personal attention, emotional comfort and calming stability they need. All of which means peace of mind for the entire family.
A New Approach to Care
Modeled after the Montessori concept of self-directed activities, Hearthstone meets the special needs of aging adults with memory loss by using a person-centered care approach.
Residents are encouraged and supported in their established routines. Each day’s schedule is personalized, so residents choose when to rise, dine, prepare for the day and retire. From working jigsaw puzzles to joining in a sing-along to going safely for a walk, residents can select their day’s activities. We’ll even keep your loved one’s favorite ice cream in the freezer.
Hearthstone residents also benefit from an innovative technology called SimpleC. SimpleC is a multimedia device programmed with the resident’s favorite music, photographs and even the familiar voices of loved ones. This interactive device is attached to a flat screen monitor set up in the resident’s room. With SimpleC technology, our staff can provide support with highly personalized therapy that effectively addresses the challenges of memory loss.
A Place to Flourish
Hearthstone Alzheimer’s neighborhood in Georgia features a cutting-edge design from the internationally renowned firm of Perkins Eastman Architects. Every detail, including memory-cued decorating and furnishings, helps residents maintain self-sufficiency. Even the floor textures and wall colors prompt residents toward greater independence in daily living.
A lovely two-story structure with 40 private apartments and four suites, residents come together in the homelike open country kitchens; mealtimes are of their own choosing, and menu selections appeal to a wide variety of tastes and dietary preferences. Common living areas draw residents to engage with one another. Accessible, secure outdoor courtyards add a natural experience. We also offer off-campus trips, giving our residents a chance to explore and be active in the larger community.
Commitment to Excellence
Our carefully selected staff members receive ongoing advanced training. Our licensed staff is specially trained in Alzheimer’s and dementia care. They understand that memory loss is progressive and that programs must be continually evaluated to ensure they change with your loved one’s needs. They understand how to live in the moment with each resident and provide seamless service and support. Our unique approach earned a Georgia Best Practices award for resident-centered care.*
*Georgia’s Best Practices is a voluntary participation program by the state Department of Human Resources for more than 1,700 personal care homes and assisted living communities.
The Right Level of Care for Your Needs
If Skilled Nursing care becomes necessary for your loved one, the Presbyterian Village Morris Health Center adjacent to Hearthstone offers special care for persons with advanced stages of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. The close proximity ensures a smooth transition.
At Presbyterian Village Austell, Memory Care services are offered in both our Supportive Living and Skilled Nursing neighborhoods. If your loved one’s needs change, we’re equipped to enhance the level of care seamlessly. It’s part of our continuum of care that helps us serve residents and their families at the highest level.
Yes. Team members are specially trained in person-centered Alzheimer’s and dementia Memory Care. And these special caregivers carry with them a compassionate temperament and a passion for providing dignified, respectful memory care to individuals and their families.